BREAKING: Nigerians To Enjoy Free Train Rides From Dec 24 To Jan 4

In the spirit of the Yuletide season, the Federal Government has declared free train rides for citizens from December 24, 2021, to January 4, 2022, to ease movements during festivities.

Fidet Okhiria, the Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja, while reiterating the federal government’s commitment to ensuring the safety of passengers and trains during this period.

He said, ”The decision which was made in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, is to ease movement of citizens during the yuletide.

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”This is to help ease the cost of transportation and enable citizens to move easily enjoy the festive period.

While enjoining passengers to ensure they obtain their tickets from appropriate quarters at no cost, to enable them to gain access and enter the trains, Okhiria also charged them to observe and obey COVID-19 rules by wearing of face mask, washing and sanitising of hands.

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